Hess's Law Definition

Hess's Law Definition: Law which states that the energy change in an overall chemical reaction is equal to the sum of the energy changes in the individual reactions comprising it.

Return to the Chemistry Glossary Index

Format
mla apa chicago
Your Citation
Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Hess's Law Definition." ThoughtCo, May. 8, 2014, thoughtco.com/hesss-law-definition-606354. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2014, May 8). Hess's Law Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/hesss-law-definition-606354 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Hess's Law Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/hesss-law-definition-606354 (accessed January 19, 2018).